Just after 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies were called out to a home near the 1400 block of East 29th Avenue in Apache Junction for a home invasion. The homeowner was inside the house when two armed suspects came into the home.
A struggle took place between the homeowner and one of the suspects. The homeowner then shot that suspect. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. The owner did receive some injuries during the struggle. The second suspect may have taken off in a dark colored vehicle.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, there were some witnesses inside the home who were not injured. Detectives are still investigating.